Protection of Personal Information

Osaka University Privacy Policy

May 23, 2007

Osaka University (hereinafter referred to as "the university") recognizes the importance of protecting personal information and will make efforts to properly manage it in accordance with the following principles:

1. Acquisition and retaining of personal information

  1. The university will not acquire personal information through false reasons or dishonest means.
  2. The university will retain personal information and specify its utilization purpose only when it is necessary for performing a job.
  3. The university will not retain personal information beyond the scope necessary for achieving the specified utilization purpose.
  4. In case the university changes the specified purpose, the university will not change utilization scope beyond that recognized as the utilization scope before such change.

2. Usage of collected personal information

The university will not use or provide personal information for other purposes than the utilization purpose without the consent of the individual unless otherwise required to do so by law.

3. Management of personal information

The university will implement measures necessary for the prevention of leaks, loss, or falsification of personal information and for its proper management.

4. Disclosure of personal information

If there is a request for disclosure, correction, or suspension of use of personal information, the university will promptly respond to such request as required by university regulations.

5. Disposal of personal information

The university will properly dispose of personal information that is no longer needed.

Contact the office below in order to request the publication, inspection, correction, or suspension of use of Osaka University personal information files or otherwise learn more about personal information held by the university:

Information Disclosure Service

General Affairs Division, Department of General Affairs, Osaka University (Personal Information Protection Desk)

Administration Bureau, 1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita 565-0871

*Please inform the receptionist on the 1st floor of the Administration Bureau when coming to the Personal Information Protection Desk.



Business hours

Daily excluding Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays (Dec. 29 ~ Jan. 3), and other days designated by Osaka University


9:00 a.m. ~12:00 noon, 1:00 ~ 5:00 p.m.

*Scores of successful applicants for the latest entrance examinations are available during the specific period of time via the website of the Online Application System. For more information, view the Application Guidelines.

Your scores for the latest entrance examinations may be available at the school to which you applied. Please contact the Educational Affairs Division of your respective school.

*For requests for your medical records, please contact the reception desk at Osaka University Hospital or Osaka University Dental Hospital.

Regulations for protection of personal information